The Deadline Club announced today that ProPublicans are finalists for seven awards in its annual contest honoring the best work by journalists in the New York City area.
“Segregation Now,” Nikole Hannah-Jones’ multimedia exploration of the resegregation of America’s schools, is a finalist in three categories: newspaper or digital beat reporting, newspaper or digital enterprise reporting and public service.
Lois Beckett’s coverage of post-traumatic stress disorder from neighborhood shootings is a finalist in the minority focus category. “Black America’s Invisible Crisis,” one article from Beckett’s PTSD project published with Essence Magazine, is a finalist for the public service award.
ProPublica’s Paul Kiel and NPR’s Chris Arnold are finalists in the business investigative reporting category for their project, “Unforgiven: The Long Life of Debt.”
And “Losing Ground,” a groundbreaking report and data visualization on land loss in Louisiana by Bob Marshall of The Lens and Brian Jacobs and Al Shaw of ProPublica, is a finalist in the multimedia, interactive graphics and animation category.
The winners will be announced at the Deadline Club’s awards dinner on May 12. Congratulations to all of the finalists.